2018 Mississippi Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Mississippi paid $9,126 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $5,285 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Mississippi
Health $2,703.27
* Includes $1,174.34 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,037.69 for Medicare
* Includes $100.22 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $52.15 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,188.69
* Includes $1,098.42 for Military Contractors
* Includes $440.05 for Military Personnel
* Includes $145.35 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $64.37 for Boeing
* Includes $63.13 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $1,439.83
Unemployment and Labor $639.60
* Includes $176.96 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $49.53 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $10.34 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $537.02
* Includes $255.57 for Income Support
* Includes $227.52 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $361.61
* Includes $206.69 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $68.89 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $339.07
* Includes $64.24 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $49.05 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $20.66 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $312.54
* Includes $78.46 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $20.74 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $18.94 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $6.20 for Public Housing
Education $204.31
* Includes $138.57 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $64.29 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $118.89
* Includes $23.75 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $14.18 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $5.19 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $116.13
* Includes $77.65 for State Department
* Includes $32.37 for Foreign Aid
Science $95.11
* Includes $57.66 for NASA
* Includes $21.42 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $69.91
* Includes $30.16 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $15.49 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $9,126
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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